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Michigan Is Now 1-6 All-Time In National Title Games

Moritz Wagner of the Michigan Wolverines reacts after making a basket and getting fouled in the second half while taking on the Florida State Seminoles in the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 24: Moritz Wagner #13 of the Michigan Wolverines reacts after making a basket and getting fouled in the second half while taking on the Florida State Seminoles in the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament West Regional Final at Staples Center on March 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Michigan came up short in tonight's national championship game against Villanova.

It was Michigan's first loss in nearly two months. However, it wasn't an outcome Wolverine fans are unfamiliar with.

Tonight's loss moves Michigan to 1-6 all-time in national championship games. Their 1989 title remains the only one in program history.

The Wolverines lost to UCLA in 1965 and Indiana's undefeated squad in 1976. They fell to Duke in 1992 and UNC in 1993 when the Fab Five were on campus.

This was the program's second national title loss under John Beilein, with the other coming in 2013.

What does this mean? Well, Michigan has been to the doorstep of a title seven times, which is pretty good. Not many programs can say the same.

However, the fact they've only kicked down the door once will continue to sting Maize and Blue supporters.

The good news is, with John Beilein at the helm, there is a good chance they have a few more deep tournament runs in them.